Juan Macías Montiel has the power on his side, to face the feared Jermall charlo. He arrives at the den of the Texan lion, to try to take away his world middleweight title from the CMB.
Juanito Montiel, from Los Mochis, Mexico, emerged as a challenger after pulverizing the former world champion James kirkland in less than two minutes of the first round. He sent it to the canvas three times on December 26, on a billboard from PBC Y Fox Sports.
“Power in boxing is a huge advantage and I have that advantage over Charlo”Said the Aztec fajador, who is preceded by power. He has earned all of his 22 wins by knockout (22-4-1, 22 KO’s).
However, before Charlo (31-0-0, 22 KO’s) will face a different animal. Keep in mind that the champion of the CMB will make his fourth defense of his belt. He conquered it on December 22, 2018 before Matvey Korobov in twelve rounds.
“I’m going to kick his ass, he doesn’t have a chance. He is overconfident, I have the belt and he is not going anywhere, “he replied. Charlo in Texas during the presentation of the billboard.
Macías Montiel has conditions to carry Charlo to the limit, beyond its explosive power. His height and reach that are identical to that of the African-American. He is an economical punching fighter, used to having slight advantages in height and arm extension over his rivals.
The Mexican, with his pressure style, potentially represents a formidable rival for the American to prove that he belongs to the elite of the division.
Juan Macías Montiel will go against Charlo, as he did against Munguía
Macias Montiel he has had ups and downs in his career. His main stumble was suffered on April 2, 2017, when he challenged the now star of the middleweight division Jaime Munguía, in the State of Mexico, who holds an intercontinental title of the OMB. Munguía dazzled by knocking out Macías Montiel in the second round.
A victory that catapulted him to snatch the super welterweight crown from Saddam ali, a year later in New York. He demolished the American Muslim in four rounds.
After his defeat against Munguía, Macias Montiel he tried his luck fighting super welterweight and more recently middleweight. It obtained better results, it pleased the public and the United States press with good exhibitions before Hugo Centeno Jr (tie), on December 21, 2019, and then against Kirkland. During that contest, he made better use of his power and variety shots in his hitting against both rivals.
Charlo starred in his most recent fight on September 26 against Sergei Derevyanchenko, whom he defeated in a boring 12-round unanimous decision won. Both the Mexican and the African American have a common rival, which is Rye. Yes OK Macias Montiel got a split draw in a 10 round action fight, Charlo dispatched it in two rounds, on April 21, 2018.
The defensive deficiencies of Macias Montiel with his fists of greater power before the athletic faculties of Charlo and his hitting combinations behind the jab combine in theory to create the scene of an action fight in Texas, which allows the Mexican to make his mark in that market as a fighter who is entertaining to watch on television and streaming platforms.
We will see if Macias Montiel He responds to expectations and tests the quality of the world champion in front of him, who certainly for this stage of his career has proven to be a bad product because it puts his promoters in trouble to sell the fights and create a fan base.
The Mexican is not lacking in that, he is unknown to casual fans and this is different, a single hit could elevate him as a revelation this year. Texas could end up being the showcase that Macias Montiel need, but first is Charlo lurking from its den like a lion.